FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Computer Science

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Computer Science
M.Sc.
Degree
English
English & German
Language
Winter semester:  15 Jul
Summer semester:  15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Both semesters
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent). The applicant will be considered if meet one of the following requirements:

  • Bachelor or diploma degrees in:
    • Computational engineering
    • Information and communication technology
    • Electronics / Information Technology / Computer Science (EEI)
    • business Informatics
    • Mechatronics
    • Medical technology with competence field EEI
    • Mathematics with a minor in computer science
    • Technomathematics
  • Two-subject Bachelor (BA) with a first subject in computer science.
  • First state examination according to the Teaching Examination Regulations I (LPO 1).

Applicants with one of these qualifications (or qualifications that are not significantly different in terms of qualification) can do so directly, with additional requirements or on the basis of a passed oral entrance exam in the master’s degree (depending on the skills acquired from the previous bachelor’s degree).

GPA Comment

The access committee determines the qualification on the basis of the written documents if:

  • The overall grade of the subject-specific or of the related or of the qualification that is not significantly different is 2.50 (= good) or better, or
  • if modules of the third to sixth semester according to the module table of the computer science bachelor's degree (or modules of another university that are not significantly different in terms of the competence profile) with a scope of 60 ECTS points with a grade point average of at least 3.0 are passed.

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
CERF English
min B2
Cambridge
min B2 First (FCE)
IELTS
min 5.5
TOEFL CBT
min 210
TOEFL iBT
min 80
TOEFL pBT
min 547
LCCI Certificates
min Level 2 grades “Merit” and “Distinction” + Level 3 grades “Pass”
Telc English B2-C1 University
min B2
TOEIC
min 785
UNIcert
min II
languageGerman
DSH
min DSH 2
TestDaF
min TDN 4
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


The following documents are required for the master application:

  1. Application for admission (from the campo portal) with signature (at the end of page 1) in duplicate.
  2. Letter of motivation (why do you want to study the Masters in Computer Science at FAU?).
  3. Complete tabular CV (with date and signature).
  4. School leaving certificate/higher education entrance qualification (all pages).
  5. Complete subject and grade surveys with proven ECTS and average grade (grade overview from MeinCampus, diploma supplement, etc.), or if available: Bachelor certificate (can also be submitted later).

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website